Print Edition - 2017-10-03  |  Sports Digest

Arena leaves out Fabian Johnson

- AFP, CHICAGO

Oct 3, 2017-

Borussia Moenchengladbach defender Fabian Johnson was a notable omission as United States coach Bruce Arena named a 26-man squad on Sunday for his team’s crucial 2018 World Cup qualifiers. Johnson has made only a handful of appearances for his Bundesliga club this season, but started in his team’s 2-1 win over Hanover96 on Saturday. The former Germany under-21 international has made 57 appearances for the United States since first being called up by Jurgen Klinsmann in 2011. Arena’s men face a crunch World Cup qualifier against Panama in Orlando on Friday before taking on Trinidad & Tobago in their final Concacaf region qualifier on October 10.

Published: 03-10-2017 09:00

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